Women’s Walk Weekend

Women's Walk Community Day

Saturday, March 19 / 11AM-5PM

Women’s Walk Community Day

March 19 / 12-5 pm

Cost: Museum Admission/Members free

Celebrate Women’s History Month at the Norton. View the Women’s Walk of great women artists through history on Cranesnest Way. Enjoy live music, performances, and access the smartphone tour to view the five new names recently added to the 50 already featured on the Walk.

Schedule of Events

  • The Art Wellness Exchange: Redefining Your Wellness Journey with Hand Made Dreams

    Cost: Museum Admission + $10 / Members $5 

    Allow art to help you relax and recharge during this special wellness-focused workshop. This 90-minute session takes place in the Museum galleries and utilizes the arts and social interaction to promote mental wellness and community connections. This session dives into self-care practices and skills, encouraging participants to expand their definition of wellness to encompass emotional well-being. 


    Registration and online payment is required. Walk-Ins welcome if tickets remain on the day of the program 

  • Revolutionary Storytime with Rohi’s Readery

    Meet in Fabricant Lobby, Garden

    Revolutionary Storytime will feature a book honoring International Women’s Month during the Women’s Walk Weekend Festival. Read a book and continue learning while building empowerment of self and creating community ties.

  • Curator-led Tour


    Join Rachel Gustafson, Senior Director of Curatorial Operations and Research, to discuss artworks by women in the collection.

  • Norton Restaurant Pop-up


  • Open Studio with IS Projects

    Gormley Lawn

    IS Projects: Paper Marbling and Letterpress
    Join IS Projects for Suminagashi Paper Marbling and Letterpress Printing with real, vintage wood type from IS Projects' antique type collection! Participants will get to try their hand at Japanese style paper marbling using just water and ink to create intricate and unique designs. While the marbling dries, visitors can set up their own text using wood type on the vintage sign printing press then print their design onto their marbled piece! Each participant will leave with their own marbled masterpieces and authentic, hands-on insight into two huge facets of the paper and printing world.

  • Norton Store Pop-up featuring local women-owned businesses

    Goergen Garden

    Stop by the Norton Store’s outdoor pop-up to shop” and the following names:

    Jewelry by Jill Elisofon http://jillelisofon.com/
    Martha Duran Design www.Marthaduran.com
    Trash Fashions www.Trashfashions.com
    Dena Lyons www.denalyons.com

  • Garden Games

    Gormley Lawn

    Giant Jenga, Giant Connect Four, Cornhole, and Giant Checkers

  • Access the Smartphone Tour with TASq

    Cranesnest Way, one block south of the Museum

  • Announcement and Presentation of New Names added to the Walk

    Stiller Auditorium

  • Concert with Esme Patterson

    Goergen Garden

    Hailing from Denver, Colorado, Esmé Patterson is a magnetic performer and songwriter. She is a founding member of the Denver-based indie folk group Paper Bird. 

  • Docent Spotlight Talks

    1:30 + 2 PM
  • Family Tour with Norton Teaching Artist, Ingrid Sanchez

    Meet in Great Hall

  • Artist Demo with FemAle Brew Fest

    Goergen Garden

    Live art demo with artist Brandy Rumirez, Graphic Designer at Funky Buddha Brewery.

  • Women Crafting Beer: A Panel Discussion


    Join an engaging panel discussion with women brewer experts to learn more about the history of women in the beer brewing industry and the art and craft of brewing. This panel has been organized by FemAle Brew Fest.

    Panelists include Brittany Mann, Deadwords Brewing, Emily Ellsworth of 26° Brewing Company and Stephanie Harper of Islamorada Beer Company & Islamorada Distilling. Moderated by Frances Antonio-Martineau of FemAle Brew Fest.

    Brandy Rumiez, Funky Buddha Brewery Emily Ellsworth, 26° Brewing Company

    Stephanie Harper, Islamorada Beer Company & Islamorada Distilling

  • Beer Tasting: Organized by FemAle Brew Fest

    Goergen Garden

    Islamorada Beer Company (Locations: Keys and North Pierce)
    26° Brewing Co. (Location: Pompano Beach)
    Deadwords Brewing (Location: Orlando)
    Orchestrated Minds Brewing (Location: Ft. Lauderdale)

  • Music by Women Composers: Pioneers to Present

    Stiller Auditorium, ticketed event
    Cost: Museum Admission + $15/ Members $10

    Registration is open February 11 and online payment is required. Walk-Ins welcome if tickets remain on the day of the program

    Award-winning pianist Yoko Sata Kothari returns to the Norton for a very special concert featuring music composed by women, including works by Clara Schumann and Fanny Mendelssohn, African American spirituals by Florence Price, ragtime by Muriel Pollock and others. 

  • Sculpture Garden Tour

    Meet in Great Hall

  • Curator-led Tour with Ellen Roberts

    Meet in Great Hall
    Join Ellen Roberts, Harold and Anne Berkley Smith Senior Curator of American Art, to discuss artworks by women. 

  • Concert: Yoli Mayor

    Yoli Mayor is a soul singer and songwriter from Miami, Florida. In 2017 she was a semifinalist for the show America’s Got Talent.

  • Docent Spotlight Talks

    Delphine Fawundu, Maasai through Sheets, Nairobi, Kenya 
    Saltzman Gallery, Ground Floor

    Barbara Kruger, Untitled (Pledge)
    King Gallery, Ground Floor

    3:30 pm + 4 pm